March 2019 news

University event tackles gender-based violence

The University of Stirling has hosted an event exploring how gender-based violence can be prevented on college and university campuses.

University event tackles gender-based violence

New study models the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland

Experts have used an innovative approach to model the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland.

New study models the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland

Violence against long-term care staff “normalised”

Violence against staff working in long-term care facilities – including physical assault, verbal abuse and sexual harassment – has become “normalised”, according to a new University of Stirling study.

Violence against long-term care staff “normalised”

‘Life after Facebook’ discussed by Stirling media expert

A former national newspaper editor – and new University of Stirling honorary professor – will outline the future of journalism in a talk tomorrow night.

‘Life after Facebook’ discussed by Stirling media expert

University showcases world-leading ageing and dementia research to UK Government Minister

A senior UK politician visited the University of Stirling today (Friday 22 March) to hear about its internationally renowned work on ageing and dementia.

University showcases world-leading ageing and dementia research to UK Government Minister

Cinema-going memories explored in new research project

University of Stirling academics are collaborating on a major new research project on cinema from the 1930s onwards.

Cinema-going memories explored in new research project

Study reveals impact of plain cigarette packaging warnings

Health warnings on plain-packaged cigarettes have more of an impact on smokers than those on branded packs, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

Study reveals impact of plain cigarette packaging warnings

Space mission involving Stirling scientists reports findings

A Japanese-led space mission – involving a University of Stirling scientist – has reported its initial findings from its investigation of asteroid Ryugu.

Space mission involving Stirling scientists reports findings

Barcelona trip for Stirling women’s football captain

The captain of the University of Stirling women’s football team has travelled to Barcelona to participate in a new initiative supporting female sporting and professional talent.

Barcelona trip for Stirling women’s football captain

New study on salmon behaviour could lead to management and welfare improvements

A new study involving the University of Stirling has shed fresh light on the link between the life history of fish and their behaviour.

New study on salmon behaviour could lead to management and welfare improvements

New study sheds light on link between alcohol marketing and increased consumption in young people

Young people’s awareness of alcohol marketing – and their ownership of alcohol-branded merchandise – is associated with increased and higher-risk consumption, a landmark study has found.

New study sheds light on link between alcohol marketing and increased consumption in young people

Major award for University of Stirling psychologist

A University of Stirling academic is today celebrating after receiving a prestigious award from the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Major award for University of Stirling psychologist

App users can stroll through Scotland’s coalmining legacy

A smartphone app that shares secrets of Scotland’s coalmining heritage – through interactive guided walks – has been created by a University of Stirling academic.

App users can stroll through Scotland’s coalmining legacy

£20m sports facility transformation set for next stage

The £20 million transformation of the University of Stirling’s sports facilities has reached a major milestone this week as it prepares for the commencement of building works.

£20m sports facility transformation set for next stage

World Uni Games bronze for Stirling curler

University of Stirling curling scholar Ross Whyte enjoyed a successful World University Winter Games as he inspired Team GB’s men’s team to a bronze medal.

World Uni Games bronze for Stirling curler

Women’s football conference kicks off on International Women’s Day

A University of Stirling researcher has co-ordinated a national conference on women’s football – held at Scotland’s national football stadium.

Women’s football conference kicks off on International Women’s Day

University and Students’ Union strengthen commitment to green investment

The University of Stirling and Students’ Union joined forces yesterday to mark the institution’s commitment to not invest in fossil fuel companies.

University and Students’ Union strengthen commitment to green investment

Stirling shortlisted in student awards

The University of Stirling has been shortlisted in the national Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

Stirling shortlisted in student awards

New study informs debate on predator-prey relationships

Experts have shed new light on the relationship between predators and their prey after studying how elk responded to the risk posed by grey wolves in an American national park.

New study informs debate on predator-prey relationships

World experts on dementia and design to gather in Stirling for major conference

The world’s leading experts on designing environments for people living with dementia are set to gather in Stirling for a major event looking at the latest developments in the sector.

World experts on dementia and design to gather in Stirling for major conference

New study aims to prompt international action on ocean plastic

The University of Stirling has been awarded a share of £850,000 to lead a research project aiming to inspire international action on marine plastic pollution.

New study aims to prompt international action on ocean plastic

Curler flying GB flag at World Uni Winter Games

First-year curling scholar Ross Whyte enjoyed a memorable opening ceremony at the World University Winter Games in Russia - after being selected as Team GB’s flag-bearer.

 Curler flying GB flag at World Uni Winter Games

Students take part in Amplify Trading Boot Camp 2019

Management School Students take the chance to trade in real-time on Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Students take part in Amplify Trading Boot Camp 2019

New study on the impact of farming technologies on salmon robustness

Aquaculture experts at the University of Stirling are leading a £2 million study that aims to provide important information on the impact of innovative farming technologies on salmon.

New study on the impact of farming technologies on salmon robustness

Child welfare expert tells Holyrood committee smacking ban is “long overdue”

Child welfare expert tells Holyrood committee smacking ban is “long overdue”

Child welfare expert tells Holyrood committee smacking ban is “long overdue”

Prestigious art competition to be hosted by Stirling

The University of Stirling will host the finals of a national public speaking competition that promotes and supports young people to look at, think about and discuss art.

Prestigious art competition to be hosted by Stirling

Student teachers get Japanese taster in a bid to boost language learning

The University of Stirling hosted a “Japanese for Beginners” event for student teachers in a bid to encourage them to take foreign language skills in to the classroom.

Student teachers get Japanese taster in a bid to boost language learning

Stirling students’ website aims to transform ‘agritourism’ in Scotland

Two business students from the University of Stirling are aiming to revolutionise the agritourism industry in Scotland after devising a new web platform linking holidaymakers with farm hosts.

Stirling students’ website aims to transform ‘agritourism’ in Scotland

New report finds Scotland could suffer under UK immigration proposals

The UK Government’s immigration plans could reduce the number of workers in Scotland by up to five per cent over the next two decades, an expert panel has warned.

New report finds Scotland could suffer under UK immigration proposals

European ‘conflict’ requires Stirling students’ negotiation skills

Rising tensions between neighbouring nations will be the focus of a NATO simulation exercise involving University of Stirling students.

European ‘conflict’ requires Stirling students’ negotiation skills